Winner of multiple international awards and successful runs on the West End and Broadway, smash-hit Blood Brothers the Musical is embarking on an extensive UK tour starring Lyn Paul. Blood Brothers follows the captivating story of two brothers who grow up in extremely different worlds. A timeless tale which explores issues around nature vs. nurture, Blood Brothers has moved the hearts of many.
Deserted by her husband, Mrs Johnstone , who is a housekeeper for a wealthy family, unexpectedly falls pregnant to twins as well as having to feed eight hungry children. In her desperation, she gives away one of the twins, Edward, to her employer. While Edward, an only child, grows up in a wealthy world full of opportunity, Micky lives with his mother and eight children. When the two brothers are reunited, they decide to be blood brothers, yet the differences in their backgrounds pulls them apart and leads to tragedy.
Written by Willy Russell, Blood Brothers became a classic novel taught in the classroom and is now a musical sensation. Bill Kenwright’s adaptation has achieved a ground-breaking 10,000 performances on London’s West End and also toured internationally.
Featuring a mesmerising musical score, dazzling choreography and exceptional acting, Blood Brothers is an exhilarating theatrical experience which can be enjoyed by the entire family. Buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment!
Tickets from: £13
Running time: 2 hours 50 minutes (including interval)
New Theatre Oxford on 15th-19th September, Chester Storyhouse on 21st -26th September, Alhambra Theatre Bradford on 29th September - 3rd October, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre on 20th -24th October and Glasgow Kings Theatre on 27th -31st October.
Some of the main songs in Blood Brothers the Musical are “Overture”, “Marilyn Monroe”, “My Child”, “Easy Terms”, “Shoes Upon the Table”, “Gypsies in th Wood”, “Bright New Day”, “The Devil’s Got Your Number”, “I’m Not Saying A Word”, “Light Romance” and “Tell Me It’s Not True”.
Blood Brothers is 2 hours 45 minutes.
Blood Brothers the Musical is about two twin brothers who are separated at birth, Micky and Edward, after their mother unexpectedly falls pregnant and gives one son away to the family she cleans for. The two brothers come into contact when they are older, but find they have become very different.
No, Bloody Brothers the Musical is not currently showing in London.
Willy Russell wrote Blood Brothers the Musical and it is also in book form.
Blood Brothers the Musical was originally developed as a school play, before Russel transferred it to the West End for a short run in 1983.
Blood Brothers the Musical has won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 1983 and the London Revival won two Laurence Oliviers for Best Actor in a Musical and Best Actress.
The age recommendation is 10+.
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